Six Views of Cairo – Robert Hay

The six lithographs below were published by the American University in Cairo Press in 1983. They were found among my mother’s possessions; she spent years in Egypt on various assignments from World War II to the 1970s.

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A - Sabil Kuttab

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B - Bab Zuwayla

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C - Bayn Al Qasrayn

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D - Minaret, Ibn Tulun

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E - A Circumcision Procession

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F - Barquq Mosque

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What would be really interesting would be some contemporary street scenes from Cairo showing what these locales look like today.

The Old Wolf has spoken.

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